Transportation Department Unveils Over $66B Investment for FY 2018 Infrastructure Programs

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The Department of Transportation has disclosed that it obligated over $65.5B to infrastructure modernization projects in 2018.

The department said Wednesday $1.6B of the investment came from fiscal year 2017 discretionary funds, while $63.9B originated from fiscal year 2018 multi-modal discretionary and formula transportation appropriations.

The major infrastructure projects launched in 2018 are:

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  • Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development or BUILD
  • Infrastructure for Rebuilding America or INFRA 
  • Airport Improvement Program
  • Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program
  • Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Grant Program
  • Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant Program
  • Competitive Highway Bridge Program 
  • America's Marine Highway Program

\nDOT solicited responses from Notices of Funding Opportunity that took up the majority of 2018 funding.